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Iron & Wine Covers Neil Young's "Albuquerque" on 'Archive Series Vol. 2' [Listen]

Before taking up the moniker of Iron & Wine, Sam Beam was recording a number of simple tracks that never made it onto his debut album 'The Creek Drank The Cradle.' Now, he's releasing those tracks in what he's dubbing the 'Archive Series' and the ...

Okkervil River Reissues 'Black Sheep Boy' in Deluxe Edition with Unreleased Covers

Celebrating the 10-year anniversary of its album 'Black Sheep Boy,' the Americana band Okkervil River is issuing a 3-LP deluxe reissue of the decade old album, which will include 'Black Sheep Boy Appendix' and 'There Swims A Swan,' a collection of ...

Listen: Lord Huron's "The Birds Are Singing At Night" off 'A Walk In The Woods' Soundtrack

Lord Huron, the indie folk outfit out of Los Angeles, contributed five songs to the film, "A Walk In The Woods," and the first of those tracks, "The Birds Are Singing At Night," is streaming exclusively on Vulture.

Jason Isbell Honors Guy Clark with 'Desperadoes' at Austin City Limits

Jason Isbell is changing the face of country music and he made a step toward that goal once again by paying tribute to Guy Clark with a cover of the 73-year-old Texas country songwriter's "Desperadoes Waiting For A Train" for the "Austin City Limits" ...

North Carolina 2015 Mustang Music Festival Tickets On-Sale

Mustang Music Festival is being held this year on October 9th and 10th and will feature 20 artists including Keller Williams & More Than a Little and Rusted Root. ...

Mixtape Monday: This Week's Newest Tracks For Sharing

Each and every week we put together our favorite tracks that had premiered a few days prior into one magnificent mixtape to share with you and your friends. This time around we've decided to share new 2015 songs from Kanye West, The Weeknd, Lana Del ...

Sun Kil Moon's Mark Kozelek Announces Free EP 'In The Willow Garden'

Mark Kozelek, better known to some by the name Sun Kil Moon, announced a new free 4-track EP titled 'Down in the Willow Garden,' due out on Oct. 7 on his own Caldo Verde Records.

Yo La Tengo Covers The Cure, Hank Williams and The Parliaments on New Album [LISTEN]

Yo La Tengo, one of America's most seminal and longest lasting rock groups ever, is back again with a new album of covers titled 'Stuff Like That There' featuring covers of iconic groups such as The Cure, Hank Williams and The Parliaments. The album ...

Brandi Carlile Premires 'Wherever Is Your Heart' Music Video and Documentary [Watch]

Brandi Carlile has announced a new documentary chronicling the band's recent tour done entirely without a PA system and the film's trailer serves as the official music video for the single "Wherever Is Your Heart."

Mumford & Sons, Jimmy Kimmel Reveal Boy Band Roots in New Documentary

Fans of Mumford and Sons may think the band emerged from the folk rock scene in London, but on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Wednesday night (Aug. 19), the origins of the "Ditmas" band were finally revealed: they were in a '90s boy band alongside Jimmy ...

Steve Martin and Edie Brickell Perform New Song 'Won't Go Back'

Steve Martin and Edie Brickell are collaborating once again for the follow up to 2013's Love Has Come For You with the October 30th release date for So Familiar. The duo premiered the album's first single, "Won't Go Back," performing together again ...

Wilco Frontman Jeff Tweedy Isn't a 'Star Wars' Fan Despite New Album Name

Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy is not a fan of the Star Wars saga despite naming the group's latest surprise album after the iconic series.

Clickhole Crowdfunded $1,555 to Purchase Bob Dylan a Sleep Number Bed

On August 3, the popular satire website Clickhole launched a GoFundMe campaign to purchase a new Sleep Number adjustable bed for the legendary artists. Apparently Clickhole feels Dylan could use a better nights sleep.

Neil Young Teaches Meryl Streep to Play Guitar for 'Ricki and the Flash' [WATCH]

In order to bring her best performance forward for "Ricki and the Flash," Meryl Streep had to pick up guitar in order to accurately portray her rock star character. The Academy Award winning actress enlisted the help of none other than Neil Young to ...

Longest Gaps Between Albums: Dr. Dre, Kraftwerk, Jeff Lynne and More

Dr. Dre finally did away with all the conjecture last week when he released Compton, a follow-up to 2001 that 16 years in the making (his last album, despite its title, was dropped in 1999). That span marks two years longer than the time it took Axl ...

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